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Chapter two : screenplay and letter


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Award winning American playwright Neil Simon was born July 4, 1927, in the Bronx, New York.

"Neil Simon." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). (accessed December 2007).

This photographically duplicated typescript of

Chapter Two, written by American playwright Neil Simon, is accompanied by a promotional letter.

The typescript is dated April 1979, but includes revision pages dated as late as August 11, 1979. The front cover is signed by Neil Simon. Laid in the screenplay is a typed letter, signed, by David Forbes, vice president of marketing at Rastar Films, to Kim Garfield of United Features. In the letter dated January 11, 1980, Forbes forwards this copy of the screenplay and describes its promotional status.

Box 58, F0845: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, May 2009.

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, June 2009. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2009 June 11
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Collection Inventory

Chapter Two : screenplay, April 1979.
Box 58 Folder F0845
Physical Description

1 item (132 p.)

David Forbes letter to Kim Garfield, 1980 January 11.
Box 58 Folder F0845
Physical Description

1 item (1 p.)

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